This article discusses about the commonly used antifungal agents and general measures to prevent dermatophytosis (ringworm or tinea), which is very common during summer.
Antifungal agents are usually applied for two to three weeks twice daily. Over application can irritate sensitive and damaged skin. The following are the different antifungal agents that are used for various fungal infections.
General Measures Against Fungal Infections:
Systemic Antifungal Therapy:
The systemic antifungal therapy treatment is required when there are extensive lesions and the rash is resistant to topical therapy. Also, if the involvement includes scalp and nail, then we will opt for systemic antifungal therapy.
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07 Sep 2018 - 2 min read
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